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Doctors stage rare public protest against police abuses

Maggie Michael, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 12th - 7:30am

Thousands of Egypt's doctors staged a rare protest against police abuses after accusations two doctors were beaten up by policemen in a Cairo hospital.

The Latest: Austria says it's nearly full for 2016

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 12th - 7:20am

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Auschwitz survivors testify at former SS sergeant's trial

David Rising, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 12th - 7:20am

Three Holocaust survivors testified Friday about the horrors they experienced at the Auschwitz the death camp, on the second day of the trial of a former SS sergeant on 170,000 counts of accessory to murder.

APNewsBreak: Documents show EU is poised to restrict passport-free travel for up to 2 years

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 12th - 7:10am

APNewsBreak: Documents show EU is poised to restrict passport-free travel for up to 2 years.

No one believed trapped in collapsed building

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 12th - 7:01am

Officials in the Turkish city of Istanbul now say no one is believed to be trapped inside a five-story building that collapsed today.

US Sen. McCain urges assistance to migrant route countries

Jovana Gec, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 12th - 6:50am

U.S. Sen. John McCain on Friday called for additional assistance to countries along the Balkan migrant corridor and expressed hope for an end to wars in Syria and Afghanistan fueling the refugee crisis.

5-story building collapses in Istanbul

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 12th - 6:40am

A five-story building collapsed in the Turkish city of Istanbul on Friday but it appears no one was trapped inside, according to local officials.

Spain: Civil servant fined after skipping work for years

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 12th - 6:30am

A Spanish court has ruled that a civil servant who failed to show up to work for years in the southern city of Cadiz must pay back nearly 27,000 euros ($30,500) in wages.

Rights official: Poland's constitutional court 'paralyzed'

Vanessa Gera, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 12th - 6:30am

Poland's Constitutional Tribunal has become "paralyzed" by the country's new government, threatening to undermine the rule of law, checks and balances on the government's power and the human rights of Polish citizens, a top European human rights official said Friday.

Bosnian Serb Tolimir died of natural causes in UN detention

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 12th - 6:20am

A former Bosnian Serb general who was found dead at the detention unit of the United Nations court that convicted him of genocide died of natural causes.

UK: Hong Kong bookseller 'removed' in breach of China treaty

Kelvin Chan, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 12th - 5:41am

Britain says a missing Hong Kong bookseller was likely abducted to mainland China, calling it a "serious breach" of the treaty under which Beijing took control of the city.

Jordan king, Iraqi, Saudi officials expected at Munich meet

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 12th - 5:41am

Jordan's King Abdullah, Iraq's prime minister and Saudi Arabia's foreign minister are among those expected at a conference opening in southern Germany, after diplomats agreed to work toward a temporary "cessation of hostilities" in Syria's civil war.

Rwanda plans to relocate Burundian refugees

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 12th - 5:40am

Rwanda's government says it plans to relocate Burundian refugees to other countries following accusations that it is harboring and training rebels opposed to the Burundian government.

Turkish media say five-story building has collapsed in Istanbul; people believed trapped

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 12th - 5:40am

Turkish media say five-story building has collapsed in Istanbul; people believed trapped.

The Latest: Syria task force hopes for humanitarian access

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 12th - 5:30am

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EU member states declare that functioning of Schengen borderless areas 'is at serious risk'

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 12th - 5:20am

EU member states declare that functioning of Schengen borderless areas 'is at serious risk'

Pakistani intelligence arrests nearly 100 militants

Adil Jawad, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 12th - 4:50am

Pakistan's intelligence agencies arrested a collective of 97 "hardcore terrorists" from three banned groups involved in a string of major terrorist attacks and seized weapons, explosives and communications gear intended for future attacks, a Pakistani official said Friday.

France calls on EU to fight financing of extremist groups

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 12th - 4:50am

French Finance Minister Michel Sapin has urged the European Union to quickly put into effect measures aimed at curbing the financing of extremist groups.

Several people killed in attack on UN base in Mali

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 12th - 4:50am

An official says militants have attacked a United Nations base in northern Mali, killing at least three people and injuring 30 others.